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Where is Vaiden, Mississippi?

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Homes in Vaiden

All houses wherein men have lived and died are haunted houses. Through the open doors the harmless phantoms on their errands glide with feet that make no sounds upon the floor.

Longfellow

Dr. Cowles Mead Vaiden's Home, Prairie Mont

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Mississippi Territorial Secretary Cowles Mead's Home in Washington, Mississippi

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U.S. Senator J.Z. George's Home, Cotesworth, in Carrollton, Mississippi

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Greenwood Leflore's Home, Malmaison

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Briarwood Plantation -- Built 1836 -- Aerial View

Article on Briarwood's Demise

Briarwood Plantation Photo -- circa 1962-1963

The family in the photo are as follows: Front Row (L to R): Jimmie Wilson, James Wilson, Susie Wilson and Don Wilson. Back Row (L to R): Sidney Wilson, Margaret Wilson (mother). Not Pictured: Sonny Wilson (father). Photo Submitted by Don Wilson.

Briarwood Plantation Photo 2, Circa 1962-1963; Submitted by Don Wilson

Briarwood Plantation Photo 3, Circa 1962-1963; Submitted by Don Wilson

Side Porch of Blackmon House -- Oldest House in Vaiden -- 1998

Percy Bennett Home -- South Side -- Percy Bennett Home -- West Side

Armistead/Watkins/Walls Home – Photo 1Photo 2

Photos of the Armistead/Watkins/Walls Home Courtesy of Susie James

Vernon Anderson/Bobby Noah Home -- Former Henry Cannon Home

Former Ruby Pullen/John A. Wade Home -- Carroll Breazeale Home

Clarence Pierce Home (This home was previously Dr. Cowles Mead Vaiden’s “Town Home,” according to Clarence Pierce – built circa 1850)

 Former Armstrong Home (moved to Carmack, MS – CLICK HERE)

John W. Eades, Jr./Alldread Home -- Rosenthal/Hogue Home

Joe Herring Home -- Photo 1 -- Joe Herring Home -- Photo 2

Stuckey/Holmes Home -- Shands/Weaver Home -- Photo 1 -- Shands/Weaver Home -- Photo 2

Tillman Home (Demolished) -- Photo 1 -- Tillman Home -- Photo 2

The Heritage House (Former Canon House)

Editor's Note: The Tillman Home (pictured above) sat on the flat lot between the Vaiden School and the James O. Cearley Home -- on the corner of Locust St. and Mulberry St. (across from the Vaiden Baptist Church).
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Tillman Homesite 7 -- Tillman Homesite 8
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List of Homes from the Vaiden Heritage (.pdf file)
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Louise and Bernard Sanders’ Home
Fred Smith / Mack and Sallie Mae Boykin Home
Photo Courtesy of  Hubert J. Boykin
Dr. & Mrs. H.R. Power’s Home
 
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